Heartland Cooks: Marjorie's Peanut Butter Frosting

Marjorie Phillips shares her recipe for peanut butter frosting. (Source: KFVS)
Marjorie Phillips shares her recipe for peanut butter frosting. (Source: KFVS)

SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Marjorie Phillips of Scott County, Missouri took her family's love of peanut butter and created a frosting for her son's favorite cake: angel food.

This simple recipe is quick to whip up and can add peanut pizazz to angel food, or any cake.

Ingredients:

  • ½ to ¾ cup Peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup (+/-) Milk
  • 2 – 3 cups powdered sugar

Directions:

In a medium size mixing bowl combine all ingredients until smooth.

If frosting is too runny, add more powdered sugar. If it is too thick to spread, add more milk.

Carefully spread a thin layer over the angel food cake.

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